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ANNOUNCEMENTS Thursday, October 30, 2014

Here is your Mi’kmaq History month fact of the day. The final of the seven sacred teachings, is Love, and is represented by the eagle. Look within yourself for Love. Love yourself, and then love others. You cannot love another until you first learn to love yourself. You must understand and live the other six Teachings before you can love. Love is worth working for. Love is worth waiting for. Love is the key to life.

Mr. Woods needs to see the following people today, at lunch, and in room 230: Bethany Ettinger, Jessica Kempton, Sam Macpherson, Alannah Peters, Megan Tobin, Tineke Weld

Could Olivia Soley please see Ms. Morgan in the Library.

Football tickets will be sold today and Friday in the Cheetah store at lunch! Tickets are $5. Don’t miss out as Cheetahs take on SJA in provincial semi-final!

Want great parking? One parking spot is being raffled for United Way fundraiser! Don’t miss out – get your tickets today at lunch. You can’t win if you don’t play!

Remembrance Day – There will be a meeting in room 340 at lunch today!

School Newspaper – There will be a school newspaper meeting in room #240 at lunch today.

Grade 11 and 12 students – Reminder to students that Queens University will be in room 238 at lunch time today.  St. Thomas, scheduled for yesterday, are coming back tomorrow at noon to present in room 238.

Keep up to date about all things guidance by following us on twitter @cpaguidance

Dance Team Bake Sale – Today at lunch in the cafeteria! Bring your change and grab some goodies! We will even have a selection of gluten-free goodies!

The Girls B Basketball team will have their first tryout after school today from 3:45 to 5:00pm. All interested girls please attend.

Interested in joining a Service Learning group? Come to the library tomorrow at lunch to learn about the projects and to sign up. There are eleven projects on the go with great plans for the year. All are welcome!

Multicultural club welcomes new members. Please come to meet Friday at lunch in room 308, if you are interested in learning different cultures and celebrating cultural diversity.

Halloween Reminders for Students – Please be reminded that on Halloween Day students are permitted to wear costumes as long as

they follow these conditions: No masks, No Togas, No replica weapons. Students are expected to dress responsibly as it is a school day.

Black History Essay Contest – RBC is inviting students to share their thoughts in a 750 word essay on how black Canadians have helped to define Canada’s diverse heritage and identity through their achievements and contributions to the broader society. In doing so, they qualify to win one of five $500 scholarships in Atlantic Canada and one of three National grand prizes of up to $5,000.

Atlantic’s regional winners will be chosen by a panel of African Canadian RBC Atlantic staff and the national winners will be selected by an external panel comprised of African Canadian business and community leaders.  There are two Atlantic Canadian representatives on the national panel: Judge Corrine Sparks of Halifax, and Ralph Thomas of Saint John, NB.

Essays must be submitted by December 5, 2014 and winners will be announced in early February in time for 2015 Black History Month.

It would be wonderful to have a lot of submissions from students from across Atlantic – who knows, maybe there will be a national winner from this region! More information can be found at www.rbc.com/essay

Grad Photos – don’t miss out! There will be another round of Grad photos on Mon., Dec. 1, Tues., Dec. 2, Wed., Dec. Sign up will be available this afternoon online by this link: http://www.aboutimage.ca/book-you-appointment/

If you have any questions, contact About Image at 902-429-1977

Yearbook Committee:  Please have your yearbook cover ideas ready for next Monday’s meeting at 3:30 in Room 239.

 

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